At Oct 10th UMW Toyota Motor today held a dent ceremony for his or her new facility, UMW Toyota Integrated Quality Hub (IQH) in Bukit Raja, Klang to enhance delivery of quality Toyota automobiles to the clients, in the least possible time. The organization has allotted over RM 200 million to build up the 87.5 acres facility, included in its RM 1 billion investment arrange for 3 years until 2013.
The IQH includes Centralized Vehicle Stockyard, Accessory Center, Test Track, Body and Fresh paint center and Production Parts Warehouse.
The big event to mark the functional milestone occured in the existence of Yang Berhormat Dato’ Sri Mustapa bin Mohamed, Minister of Worldwide Trade and Industry and Yang Berhormat Dato’Mukhriz Tun Dr. Mahathir, Deputy Minister of Worldwide Trade and Industry. Also present in the ceremony was His Excellency, Mr. Shigeru Nakamura, Japanese Ambassador to Malaysia Mr. Yukitoshi Funo, Executive V . P ., Toyota Motor Corporation, YBhg Tan Sri Asmat Kamaludin, Chairman of UMW Toyota Motor Mr. Takashi Hibi, Deputy Chairman of UMW Toyota Motor and En. Ismet Suki, Leader of UMW Toyota Motor.
Speaking in the official opening ceremony from the new facility, Tan Sri Asmat Kamaludin, UMW Toyota Motorâ€™s Chairman stated, â€œWe strongly have confidence in Customer First philosophy and try to give our clients the best priority. We’re devoted to deliver top quality items and supply excellent services to the clients. â€
He added, “The primary objective would be to enhance the delivery lead time to ensure that clients can also enjoy quality Toyota automobiles, fresh in the factory.”
Tan Sri Asmat also pointed out that the procedures at UMW Toyota Integrated Quality Hub are particularly fashioned with Toyota Production System (TPS) in your mind.
“The brand new facility produces additional job possibilities for 430 new team people who definitely are trained according to our Standardized Work (SW),” ongoing Tan Sri Asmat. Using the enhanced processes in the new facility, the organization is certain that it might benefit its clients and improve client satisfaction.
The centralized vehicle stockyard includes a ability to stock 9,500 automobiles at anyone time. It receives and provides an overall total of 420 automobiles daily. The Accessory Center fits an overall total of 142 combination accessory products for example Navigation system, Sound System and Aerokit that are installed upon request from clients.
The efficiency of the center provides clients having the ability to confirm their preferred add-ons, five days just before delivery of the vehicle towards the particular shops in Peninsular Malaysia. Final inspection towards the automobiles can also be done in the finish from the line to guarantee the Toyota quality standards are met.
The ability also includes a 2.1 kilometer Test Track, which should conduct vehicle evaluation. The track features a 1 kilometer straight line that enables automobiles to become examined as much as 140 kilometers each hour. Tests carried out in the test track include performance and handling, hill climbing and various road condition critiques for example wave, rope and slope.
A brand new Body and Fresh paint Center may also be built inside the facility to boost the companyâ€™s post sales services beginning with 1 / 2 of 2012. The ability is going to be outfitted with 57 work bays and condition-of-the-art equipment to look after the requirements of clients within the central region.
The brand new IQH will even incorporate a production parts warehouse facility that is likely to start operation by other half of 2012. The 11 acres warehouse will store parts for UMW Toyota Motor’s factory and accessory center.
“We’re certain that with this particular new facility, the enhanced processes and highly trained staff would benefit our clients in addition to improve customers’ satisfaction. We’re also committed using the company’s theme with this year, ‘One Team – Clients First’ and can still produce top quality items and services later on. This can further strengthen our position because the top-selling non-national brand in the united states,Inch came to the conclusion Tan Sri Asmat.
UMW Toyota Motor also seeks further support in the Malaysian and Japanese Government to grow its future business procedures. Additionally, it looks forward for that Malaysian governmentâ€™s further implementation from the National Automotive Policy to make sure a long-term competition from the automotive industry.